FEBRUARY 11, 2016 | St. Petersburg, FL — St. Pete Young Professionals (SPYP) issued a request for proposals for its annual community service project. Each year, the organization partners with a local nonprofit on a service project of the nonprofit’s choice to create positive change in St. Petersburg.
“Community service has been a hallmark of St. Pete Young Professionals since its inception,” says Chair of Community Engagement, Sean King. “We’re passionate about giving back and engaging with our community. We look forward to offering our resources to a worthy cause.”
As the premier organization of its kind in the area, St. Pete Young Professionals helps members get involved in the St. Petersburg business and cultural scene. Over the years, the organization has engaged in a number of community service projects with local nonprofits including Habitat for Humanity and Edible Peach Patch.
“Our organization is full of members passionate not only about St. Pete, but also service and giving back. We’re excited to review the proposals to see how we can help,” said chair of St. Pete Young Professionals, Justin Bean. “We encourage any local nonprofit in Pinellas County to participate.”
[if !supportLists]● [endif]Projects should require hands-on participation of SPYP members.
[if !supportLists]● [endif]Projects should be charitable in nature and have a positive impact on St. Pete.
[if !supportLists]● [endif]The project can require small fundraising efforts (must be less than $5,000).
[if !supportLists]● [endif]The organization must be located in Pinellas County and serve the St. Petersburg community.
[if !supportLists]● [endif]Proposals should be submitted using the St. Pete Young Professionals request for proposal attachment. See stpete.com/SPYPoutreach for the attachment.
To apply, please submit proposal to Sean King at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to submit a proposal is Feb. 22, 2016.
About the St. Pete Young Professionals
Established in 2006, St. Pete Young Professionals is a young professional council within the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce. St. Pete Young Professionals is for young professionals interested in business networking, social events, professional development, and community service supporting the economic development and community vitality of St. Petersburg.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,100 member businesses. Finding ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber is the voice of local business in St. Petersburg, providing leadership on important business and community issues.